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Avenger NZ2541

Aircraft Model:Grumman TBF-1C Avenger
Constructor's No.:5787
Identities:48021; NZ2541
Units:No. 30 Squadron, RNZAF

Timeline

10 May 1944Aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the sea during a mission to Rabaul.
Pilot: F/O ALAN MCGREGOR BAILEY, RNZAF 421350 (Missing)
Navigator: F/Sgt LOUIS GORDON SCHLESINGER, RNZAF 422211 (Missing)
Air Gunner: W/O REGINALD RICHARD CURTIS, RNZAF 413252 (Missing)

References

Mossong, P. 2012 30 Squadron and 30 Servicing Unit. Peter's Royal New Zealand Air Force Pacific WWII Homepage. Retrieved 3 January 2018 from <http://rnzaf.hobbyvista.com/avenger2.html>.

Prince, I. 2013 RNZAF Grumman TBF-1 &TBF-1C Avenger NZ2501 to NZ2548. NZDF Serials. Retrieved 3 January 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/nz-serials/nzavenger.htm>.

Record updated on 3 January 2018.


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